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Anne Ayres Chew
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Birth: 1635
Nansemond
Suffolk City
Virginia, USA
Death: Apr. 13, 1695
Anne Arundel County
Maryland, USA

In 1671, Quakers began holding quarterly meetings in a nearby settlement known as Herring Creek Hundred. Noted for their emphasis on education, the Quakers are believed to have built the first schoolhouse in Anne Arundel County at Herring Creek, which was later destroyed very early in the Civil War. Samuel Chew II, born at Herring Bay in 1660, was a Quaker and the grantor of the land on which Herring Creek Meeting House was built. He also started construction on the house known as "Maidstone" which was later completed in 1778. Legend has it that the ghost of his wife, Anne Ayres Chew dressed in gray with a long scarf blowing behind her, still walks in the garden in the eveningn 1671, Quakers began holding quarterly meetings in a nearby settlement known as Herring Creek Hundred. Noted for their emphasis on education, the Quakers are believed to have built the first schoolhouse in Anne Arundel County at Herring Creek, which was later destroyed very early in the Civil War. Samuel Chew II, born at Herring Bay in 1660, was a Quaker and the grantor of the land on which Herring Creek Meeting House was built. He also started construction on the house known as "Maidstone" which was later completed in 1778. Legend has it that the ghost of his wife, Anne Ayres Chew dressed in gray with a long scarf blowing behind her, still walks in the garden in the evening 
 
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Created by: Hillary "Hill" Nelson
Record added: Mar 15, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49753384
 

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